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Name   Kang, Shichang Home Page      http://shichang-kang.itpcas.ac.cn
Highest Education      Ph.D. Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      shichang.kang@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Research Interest:
Public Services:
Professor: Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2006-2011);
Super-advisor: Graduate School at University of Maine (2005-2010);
Member: Editorial board of Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology (2006-2011);
Member: Editorial board of Research Progress in Climate Change (2006-2011);
Member and associate general secretary: China National Committee of IUGG/IACS (2008-2011);
Member and associate general secretary: China National Committee of WCRP/CliC (2008-2011);
Member: China Association of Quaternary Sciences (2004-2011);
Member: Glaciology and Geocryology Branch of China Geography Association (2004-2011);
Member: Cryosphere and Polar Meteorology Committee of China Meteorological Association (2007-2010).

Honors:
1992 Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Lanzhou University;
1994 Winner of the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) Scholarships, Lanzhou University;
1996 Fong Shu Chuen Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences;
2005 Outstanding Employee, Chinese Academy of Sciences;
2006 First Prize of Gansu Natural Science Award (Fifth contributor);
2007 State winners of special government allowances.
Seleted Publication:
  1. Kang S., F. Chen, T. Gao, Y. Zhang, W. Yang, W. Yu. 2009. Early onset of rainy season suppresses glacier melt: A case study on the Zhadang Glacier, Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology. (In press)
  2. Kang S., C. Li, F. Wang, Q. Zhang, Z. Cong. 2009. Total suspended particulate matter and toxic elements indoors during cooking with yak dung. Atmospheric Environment. (In press)
  3. Kang S., D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, S. Kaspari, J. Ren, S. Hou. 2007. Annual accumulation in the Mt. Nyainqentanglha ice core, southern Tibetan Plateau, China: relationships to atmospheric circulation over Asia. Arctic, Antarctic, Alpine Research, 39(4): 663-670.
  4. Kang S., Q. Zhang, S. Kaspari, D. Qin, Z. Cong, J. Ren, P. A. Mayewski. 2007. Spatial and seasonal variations of elemental composition in Mt. Everest (Qomolangma) snow/firn. Atmospheric Environment, 41(34): 7208-7218. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.05.024.
  5. Kang S., Y. Zhang, Qin D., Ren J., Zhang Q., B. Grigholm, P. Mayewski. 2007. Recent temperature increase recorded in an ice core in the source region of Yangtze River. Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(6): 825-831. DOI: 10.1007/s11434- 007-0140-1.
  6. Kang S., Yan Y., P. A. Mayewski, 2005. A 290-year record of atmospheric circulation over the North Pacific from a Mt. Logan ice core, Yukon Territory. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 24(4): 81-90.
  7. Kang S., P. A. Mayewski, D. Qin, S. A. Sneed, J. Ren, D. Zhang, 2004. Seasonal differences in snow chemistry from the vicinity of Mt. Everest, central Himalayas. Atmospheric Environment, 38(18): 2819-2829.
  8. Kang S., P. A. Mayewski, Y. Yan, D. Qin, T. Yao, J. Ren, 2003. Dust records from three ice cores: relationships to spring atmospheric circulation over the Northern Hemisphere. Atmospheric Environment, 37(34): 4823-4835.
  9. Kang S., D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, S. B. Sneed, T. Yao. 2002. Chemical composition of fresh snow on Xixabangma peak, Central Himalaya, during the summer monsoon season. Journal of Glaciology, 48(161): 337-339.
  10. Kang S., K. J. Kreutz, P. A. Mayewski, D. Qin, T. Yao, 2002. Stable isotopic composition over the northern slope of the central Himalayas, Journal of Glaciology, 48(163): 519-526.
  11. Kang S., P. A Mayewski, D. Qin, Y. Yan, D. Zhang, S. Hou, J. Ren. 2002. Twentieth century increase of atmospheric ammonia recorded in Mt. Everest ice core. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(D21), 10.1029/2001JD001413, 4595, ACL13-1-ACL13-9.
  12. Kang S., P. A. Mayewski, D. Qin, Y. Yan, S. Hou, D. Zhang, J. Ren, K. Kruetz, 2002. Glaciochemical records from a Mt. Everest ice core: relationship to atmospheric circulation over Asia. Atmospheric Environment, 36(21): 3351-3361.
  13. Kang S., D. Qin, P. A Mayewski, C. P. Wake, J. Ren, 2001. Climatic and environmental records from the Far East Rongbuk ice core, Mt. Qomolangma (Everest). Episodes, 24(3): 176-181.
  14. Kang S., D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, C. P. Wake. 2001. Recent 180 years C2O42- records recovered from the ice core in Mt. Everest: some environmental implications. Journal of Glaciology, 47(156): 155-156.
  15. Kang S., D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, S. Xie, K. Duan, 2001. Evidence of the Kuwaiti oil fires in the Dasuopu Glacier ice core, central Himalaya. Journal of Glaciology. 47(158): 519-520.
  16. Kang S., C. P. Wake, D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, T. Yao, 2000. Monsoon and dust signals recorded in Dasuopu Glacier, Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 46(153): 222-226.
  17. Cong Z., S. Kang*, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, 2009. Aerosol optical properties at Nam Co, a remote site in central Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Research, 92(1): 42-48. Doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.08.005.
  18. Cong Z., S. Kang*, S. Dong, D. Qin. 2009. Seasonal features of aerosol particles recorded in central Himalayan snow and its environmental implications. Journal of Environmental Science. (In press)
  19. Cong Z., S. Kang*, S. Dong, Y. Zhang. 2009. Individual particle analysis of atmospheric aerosols at Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. (In press)
  20. Cong Z., S. Kang*, S. Dong, X. Liu, D. Qin. 2009. Elemental and individual particle analysis of atmospheric aerosols from high Himalayas. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. DOI 10.1007/s10661-008-0698-3.
  21. Cong Z., S. Kang*, X. Liu, G. Wang. 2007. Elemental composition of aerosol in the Nam Co region, Tibetan Plateau, during summer monsoon season. Atmospheric Environment, 41(6): 1180-1187. Doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.09.046.
  22. Li C., S. Kang*, Q. Zhang, F. Chen. 2009. Rare earth elements compositions of Upper Brahmaputra River (the Yarlung Tsangbo) sediments, southern Tibet. Environmental Geology. (In press)
  23. Li C., S. Kang*, Q. Zhang. 2009. Elemental composition of Tibetan Plateau top soils and its effect on evaluating atmospheric pollution transport. Environmental Pollution, 157: 2261-2265. Doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.03.035.
  24. Li C., S. Kang*, X. Wang, F. Ajmone-Marsand, Q. Zhang, 2008. Heavy metals and rare earth elements (REEs) in soil from the Nam Co Basin, Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Geology, 53: 1433-1440. Doi: 10.1007/s00254-007-0752-4.
  25. Li C., S. Kang*, Q. Zhang, S. Kaspari, 2007. Major ionic composition of precipitation in the Nam Co region, Central Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Research, 85(3-4): 351-360. Doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2007.02.006.
  26. Li C., S. Kang*, Z. Cong. 2007. Elemental composition of aerosols collected in the glacier area on Nyainqêntanglha Range, Tibetan Plateau, during summer monsoon season. Chinese Science Bulletin. 52(24): 3436-3442. Doi: 10.1007/s11434- 007-0445-0.
  27. Li M., S. Kang*, L. Zhu, F. Wang, J. Wang, C. Yi, X. Fang, M. Xie. 2009. On the unusual Holocene carbonate sediment in Lake Nam Co, central Tibet. Journal of Mountain Sciences. (In press)
  28. Li M., S. Kang*, L. Zhu, Q. You, Q. Zhang, J. Wang. Mineralogy and geochemistry of the Holocene lacustrine sediments in Nam Co, Tibet. Quaternary International, 187(1): 105-116. Doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2007.12.008.
  29. Zhang Q., *S. Kang, S. Kaspari, C. Li, D. Qin, P. A. Mayewski, S. Hou. 2009. Rare earth elements in an ice core from Mt. Everest: Seasonal variations and potential sources. Atmospheric Research. (In press)
  30. Zhang Q., S. Kang*, F. Wang, C. Li, Y. Xu, 2008. Major ion geochemistry of Nam Co Basin and its sources, Tibetan Plateau. Aquatic Geochemistry, 14, 321-336. DOI 10.1007/s10498-008- 9039-y.
  31. Zhang Q., S. Kang*, Z. Cong, S. Hou, Y. Liu, 2008. Elemental concentrations in surface snow from the ultra-high elevation area of Mt. Qomolangma (Everest). Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(2): 289-294. Doi: 10.1007/s11434-007-0446-z.
  32. Zhang Y., S. Kang*, Q. Zhang, Z. Cong, Y. Zhang, T. Gao. 2009. Seasonal and spatial variability of microparticles in snowpack on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Mountain Science. (In press)
  33. Zhang Y., S. Kang*, D. Qin, B. Grigholm, P. A. Mayewski. 2007. Changes in annual accumulation recorded in a Geladaindong ice core and its relationship to atmospheric circulation over the Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(23): 3261-3266.
  34. You Q., S. Kang*, N. Pepin, Y. Yan, 2008. Relationship between trends in temperature extremes and elevation in the eastern and central Tibetan Plateau, 1961-2005. Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (L04704), Doi:10.1029/2007GL032669.
  35. You Q., S. Kang*, E. Aguilar, Y. Yan, 2008. Changes in daily climate extremes in the eastern and central Tibetan Plateau during 1961-2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (D07101), Doi:10.1029/2007JD009389.
  36. Ye Q., S. Kang*, F. Chen, J. Wang. 2006. Monitoring glacier variations on Geladandong mountain, central Tibetan Plateau, from 1969 to 2002 using remote-sensing and GIS technologies. Journal of Glaciology, 52(179): 537-545.

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